Natalie portman is dating
Portman, 27, began dating Banhart, also 27, after starring in his “Carmensita” video, which was shot last March.A short time later, they took their romance public when they were spotting kissing on the streets of New York and over a sushi dinner at Jewel Bako.I don't go wagging my boobs around in people's faces. "Today's paper is used to pick up tomorrow's poop — right? ...""I mean, Patrick Swayze was sex for me," she says. It's all about the jaw."There were other fixations, such as New Kids on the Block. That's sort of sketchy when celebrities just call and ask you out."Portman would like to make plain that this clear-stated, sensible policy may be immediately jettisoned under certain circumstances."Hey, I mean, honestly, if it was Brad Pitt — which obviously is, like, a moot point, since he's, like, happily married to an amazing woman — if he called up, I'd be like, ' OK.' I'd ignore my boycott." found her playing kids who were preternaturally adult, not unlike herself. And then the teasing that goes on in adolescence sort of shuts that up, and that's when you learn humility."She had a bad time for a while."Kids are the Shakespearean fools in Hollywood movies," she says. "I probably deserved it," she says, "but it wasn't pleasant even if I did deserve it. Things like, I remember I had a boyfriend, and I kissed him on the first date, and they would call me 'whore.'"When Portman was thirteen, because she couldn't stand it anymore, she transferred to public school: "All of a sudden there are 500 kids, and even the kids that get picked on, they have their friends." (She figures that she "was probably part of the generic JAP-y group.")After those first two movies, her career went quieter.They also traveled together to Cannes and to Israel.• Reporting by JULIE JORDAN and MARISA LAUDADIO RELATED GALLERY: • See other celeb breakups on the covers of PEOPLE!
Right now, though, she is pushing the committee to choose Out Kast, while a student poll favors Dave Matthews.
"They told me they would murder me if I didn't go and take all of them, so I went with six boys," she says; her Ivy League posse drove down, after classes, to New York and Britney.
"It was basically the thrill of their lives."About six months after her play, she auditioned for about a lonely hitman (Jean Reno) and a twelve-year-old girl. She had jumped off a sailboat with a girl-friend and swum to a deserted island, where they frolicked in the shallows, topless. "The creepy thing was there was someone there, someone following us," she says.
"My peers here are pretty frickin' accomplished," she says.
"It's just a different kind of accomplishment I've had that they don't necessarily see as above what they've done.